The McKenzie County Public Library Board of Directors is governed by a group of five individuals who reside within McKenzie County. The following individuals are currently residing on the Library Board of Directors:
Erin Perry----------Vice President
Howdy Lawlar----Board Member
Kelly Jones--------Board Member
The purpose of the Board of Directors is to provide governance to the McKenzie County Public Library so that this institution may fulfill its mission and achieve its vision. The Library Board shall have those duties and responsibilities authorized by North Dakota Century Code 40-38-04, as enumerated below:
To make and adopt such bylaws, rules, and regulations relating to the duties of the officers of the board as may be expedient and not inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter.
To make and adopt such bylaws, rules, and regulations for the management of the library and reading room as are expedient and not inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter.
To control, exclusively, the expenditures of all moneys collected or contributed to the library fund.
To have the supervision, care, and custody of the library property, and of the rooms or buildings constructed, leased, or set apart for the use of library purposes.
To contract to furnish library service and to receive library service from other counties, school districts, and cities of the state of North Dakota and adjoining states, and the state library.
To employ qualified personnel to administer the public library and dispense library services.
Meetings of the Library Board:
The Library Board meets at least ten times per calendar year. Meetings of the Library Board are open to the public.
For information on upcoming meetings of the Library Board, please visit our News page.